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Control room set up at Ongole to handle Phethai cyclone

Control room set up at Ongole to handle Phethai cyclone
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The Prakasam district administration has arranged a control room to at the Collectorate to handle the Pethai cyclone The Collector Vadarevu Vinay Chand announced that the tollfree number 1077 and landline 08592281400 can be called for help and information regarding the cyclone

Ongole: The Prakasam district administration has arranged a control room to at the Collectorate to handle the Pethai cyclone. The Collector Vadarevu Vinay Chand announced that the toll-free number 1077 and landline 08592281400 can be called for help and information regarding the cyclone.

The district administration formed teams at village level and appointed special officers in the 14 coastal mandals and the Collector ordered them to be ready and available to the public round the clock.

He said that Ongole, Tangutur, Singarayakonda, Ulavapadu, Gudluru, Jarugumalli, Kothapatnam, NG Padu, Chinaganjam, Vetapalem, Chirala, Karamchedu, Kandukuru and SN Padu mandals are identified to be vulnerable to the cyclone and ordered the officials to bring the public living in low lying areas to safety areas.

He ordered them to arrange community kitchens for supplying food. He also directed the officials to keep the fuel ready for the JCBs and for generators to remove trees and other debris.

He also ordered the officials to keep tankers filled with drinking water and medicines to meet emergencies. He also instructed the officials to maintain sanitation and hygiene at the camps.

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